The FINANCIAL -- NEW YORK , N.Y. -- With "The Big Game" just around the corner, football fans may be starting to wonder whether or not their beloved game is still America's Favorite Sport. Back in 1985, there was only a one-point difference between the percentage of American adults who followed at least one sport and considered pro football (24%) or baseball (23%) to be their favorite. At ...

The FINANCIAL -- Latin America is home to more than 425 million Catholics – nearly 40% of the world’s total Catholic population – and the Roman Catholic Church now has a Latin American pope for ...

The FINANCIAL -- Nearly three-quarters of the public (72%) now thinks religion is losing influence in American life, up 5 percentage points from 2010 to the highest level in Pew Research polling over ...

The FINANCIAL -- 52% say it is more important to protect the right of Americans to own guns, while 46% say it is more important to control gun ownership, according to Pew Research Center survey. The ...